API's Publications Team aims to explore all facets of Attachment Parenting, from educating on the importance of secure parent-child attachment to supporting parents in making family-centered choices to exploring the research behind Attachment Parenting to opening discussion among parents and professionals on the impact of parenting trends on our society.
API promotes parenting practices that create strong, healthy, emotional bonds between children and their parents. Through education, support, advocacy and research, API's principal goal is to heighten global awareness of the profound significance of secure attachment -- not only to invest in our children's bright futures, but to reduce and ultimately prevent emotional and physical mistreatment of children, addiction, crime, behavioral disorders, mental illness and other outcomes of early unhealthy attachment.
All of API's publications below are freely available.
Attached Family is a digital magazine with a print-on-demand option. A sample of articles includes "Voices of Breastfeeding," "Loving Uniquely," "Parent Support," "The Serious Side of New Parenthood," "Making Sense of Parenting Media," "Caring for Our Children" and "Families at Play." TheAttachedFamily.com. Editor: Rita Brhel.
The Journal of Attachment Parenting is a digital listing of academic research that relates to API's Eight Principles of Parenting. Included studies have been published in reputable, peer-reviewed journals. visit our Journal of Attachment Parenting page. Editor: Art Yuen
APtly Said is API's blog that offers inspiring posts two to three times per week. The blog is written by parents striving to embrace API's Eight Principles of Parenting in their families on a daily basis, giving a real-life look at Attachment Parenting in the home. Editor position: OPEN. Contact us if interested in learning about this position. Interim editor: Rita Brhel.
API Links is a monthly highlight of Attachment Parenting in the news.
Parent Compass is a bimonthly message from API's cofounders, Barbara Nicholson and Lysa Parker, on the societal impact of Attachment Parenting.